The countdown to the royal wedding has finally begun! In just a few days, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will officially tie the knot. Can’t make it to Windsor Castle in time? No worries, there are sooo many ways to celebrate the royal wedding right here in Dubai! From big British brunches to getting a royal hairdo, check this out…
1. McGettigan’s JLT
Can’t contain your excitement about the royal wedding? You’re not alone! Head to McGettigans JLT on Saturday for a big royal brunch as you watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married live on TV. There’ll be a full British roast, apple crumble (yum!) and prizes up for grabs for the best dressed! Can’t wait a whole week to celebrate? McGettigan’s JBR is hosting a bachelor’s party for the Prince this Thursday (10th May), with live Premier League screenings and hops.
Price: AED 249
When: Saturday 19th May
Where: McGettigans, JBR
Contact: mcgettigans.com or call 04 378 0800
2. Barasti Dubai
To celebrate the royal wedding (in true Dubai-style), Barasti is throwing one big British pool party for everyone! They’ll be live steaming the royal wedding, alongside the live entertainment and British-themed brunch on the day.
Price: Free entry
When: Saturday 19th May, from 11am to 3am
Where: Barasti Dubai, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi
Contact: barastibeach.com or call 04 318 1313
3. Emirates Golf Club
Get ready for a truly lavish reception at the Emirates Golf Club as they host a royal brunch in honour of the almost newlyweds. Guests can expect classic British entrees such as poached salmon, roast beef and Coronation chicken, followed by banoffee pies and profiteroles. Don’t forget to dress to impress, as there will be prizes for the best dressed.
Price: AED 299 (soft drinks), AED 415 (house drinks) – premium packages available
When: 19th May, from 1.30pm to 5pm
Where: Emirates Central, at Emirates Golf Club
Contact: email@example.com or call 04 417 9999
4. The Ritz-Carlton JBR
The Ritz-Carlton invites you to join them for an afternoon of regal celebrations, as Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle finally tie the knot. With a screening of the royal wedding, white-gloved butlers, tea time favourites, free-flowing bubbly and the chance to sample a royal wedding cake – you won’t want to miss out on this.
Price: From AED 195
When: Saturday 19th May, from 2pm to 6pm
Where: The Lobby Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton JBR
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 318 6150
5. Sister’s Beauty Lounge
If you’re going to be celebrating the royal wedding, you may as well dress up for the occasion. Need a royal hairdo? Sister’s Beauty Lounge can help you with that. The hairstylists at Sister’s Beauty Lounge are all set to recreate some of the Markle’s memorable hairstyles. From sleek polished waves to a side-swept vintage do, just sit back and let them work their magic.
Price: Varies depending on hair style/length
When: 12th May to 19th May
Where: Sister’s Beauty Lounge, at JBR, Dubai Mall & Village Mall